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Aug 10, 2013 6:30pm EDT
played in his very first preseason game seeking a spot on the detroit lions roster. >> do you know who havard rugland is. >>? rugland? no. >> reporter: aficionados may know him by his other name. kickalicious. >> i know kick aleeshs. he's the kicker. >> reporter: rugland put out this homemade video. how to describe it? jaw dropping. it's already been viewed more than 4.5 million times. not bad for a guy who's never touched a football in his life. >> when i was 9, a football, and two weeks after, i got it. >> reporter: turns out a few nfl teams saw kickalicious, too, and the lions invited him to camp. >> the first time he was out here, you know, he was doing, one ball, get the other in. got it on the second time. which was pretty funny. >> reporter: what are your family and friend saying back home? are they saying, what are you doing? >> they're saying, for what? but surreal for them, too. >> reporter: the good thing is rugland does his talking with his foot, and fans are listening. >> he kicked a couple good ones. >> reporter: do you know where norway is? >> no. >> reporter: okay.
CBS
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
american league is chasing the red hot detroit tigers. a double to the gap part of a 10-3 tigers win. 12 wins in a row. detroit with the best record in the american league. opening round in the pga championship, golf's final major of the year, tiger woods shooting for u.s. first major title in five years. tiger is six shots off the lead and one of the leaders is gym fuhrer. five under par, 65 for fuhrer. more on the ravens tomorrow, hoping everybody was healthy hoping everybody was healthy after hundreds of miles for hiking...or biking. endless rivers and streams ready to take your breath away. and more than enough wineries to please every pallet. we're ready to make your new york state vacation perfect. there's never been a better time to vacation in new york state. plan your vacation at iloveny.com it gets more and more entertaining every day. and once you've got verizon fios, that's when you get it -- how 100% fiber optics takes your entertainment to ridiculous levels. i was streaming videos, movies, music. once i realized how fast it was, that's when i got it. [ male announcer ] want
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
happens. girardi gets the boot. >>> some good news for detroit, the tigers win 3 out of 5 from kansas city with their 6-3 win yesterday. detroit pitcher matt scherzer now the season's first 18-game winner. >>> screenerena williams in a r loss. victoria azarenka rallying to win a three-set squeaker. rafael nadal not phased by weather. johnny isner serves. he overcame a knee injury early, now nadal is an u.s. open favorite. >>> patrick reid gets his first-ever pga tour victory. what does he do? why not? kiss the caddie. right? it's also his wife by the way. >>> nascar sprint cup michigan 400. joey logano led the most laps but not at the end. he passes mark martin who was trying to stretch gas without a pit stop. didn't work. logano gets the win there because he ran out of gas, not loga logano, but martin did. >>> anything that floats reget that in key largo. boats may only be made of household the items. they're using bubble wrap, plastic coffee jugs. the winners said they found help for their design online. that's the winner right there. >> something else now to use your bubble wrap fo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm EDT
vegas, san francisco, atlanta, even detroit. bucking that trend are the not so hot markets in orange, cleveland, even wr -- where i am in new york. we have been asking you how much does your confidence in the economy effect your spending habits samantha says . . . joe like a lot of you agrees with samantha . . . tell me what you think by tweeting me @ali velshi, or leave us a comment on facebook. let's get back to one of the biggest influences on how you feel on the economy. and that is your home. the influential s&p, case schiller index is showing a decline on how fast home prices are rising. i want to explain that what means, and there's no better to do that than one of the men who's name is on that index. he is a best-selling author, and correctly predicted the housing market collapse. professor schiller thank you for being with us. i have tried as i often do to interpret the report. give me a grade. how did i do professor? >> well, pretty good. i think it's hard to interpret markets that are basically speculative. they don't tie up necessarily one to one with the confidence index
CBS
Aug 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
-food restaurants in 60 cities including new york, chicago and detroit, also went on strike today. >>> it is a costly consequence for the san francisco giants. >> what the feds said the team didn't do right for years come back to haunt them. >> i'm i'm meteorologist paul deanno reporting live from a sunny quiet treasure island. behind me, the new eastern span of the bay bridge. will the weather continue to cooperate for final construction of that bridge? that and your labor day weekend forecast coming up. ,,,, unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. the san francisco giants dos in back wages and damages. that's after the feds founde >>> the san francisco giants just paid
NBC
Aug 23, 2013 4:00am PDT
patriots get an old fashion beating by the detroit lions. tom brady passes and it's a fumble. detroit snatches the ball close to the five. in the second quarter, brady throws a pick straight to chris houston. lions win, 40-9. yikes. >>> to the ravens and panthers. check out this incredible punt return for the 54-yard touchdown. ted ginn jr. then joe flacco throws, oops, interception, for a touchdown. panthers win, 34-27. >>> you see that shirt rg3 is wearing? it cost him 10 ground. griffin was fined during warm-ups for apparel violation. they are required to wear approved apparel for their respective teams. >>> and in baseball, milwaukee brewers ryan braun released a statement apologizing for using banned substances. he admits taking performance enhancing drugs during his 2011 national league mvp season. >>> on to the rockies and phillies. impressive catch by philadelphia's darryn rush. check out that focus and athleticism. phillies win, 5-4. >>> in pga golf, the barclays tournament, so something you definitely don't get to see every day. scott brown's ball bounces off a bridge and ro
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 5:00am EDT
about thursday night football? the new england patriots get an old-fashioned beating by the detroit lions. first time tom brady passes and he fumbles. detroit snatches the ball close to the 5. in the second quarter, brady throws a pick straight to chris houston. lions win, 40-9. yikes. to the ravens and panthers. check out this incredible punt return for a 54-yard touchdown. ravens quarterback joe flacco throws. oops, interception for a touchdown. panthers win, 34-27. >>> and you see that shirt rg3 is wearing? well, it's costing him 10 grand. griffin was fined for wearing this during warm-ups for an apparel violation. >> that's an expensive shirt. >> the league requires players to wear approved apparel for their respective teams. >>> and in baseball, milwaukee brewers' ryan braun released a statement apologizing for using banned substances. he admits taking performance-enhancing drugs during his 2011 national league mvp season. >>> and, well, this is truly bizarre, bill cowher, the broadcaster and super bowl winning coach with the pittsburgh steelers is featured in his girlfriend, q
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
very first preseason game seeking a spot on the detroit lions roster. >> do you know who he is? >> no. >> no. >> internet afficionados may know him by his other name, kicklicious. >> i know kicklicious. >> he put out this homemade video putting his soccer skills to the pigskin. how to describe it? jaw dropping. it has already been viewed 4.5 million times, not bad for a guy who never touched a football in his life. >> i went online and ordered a football from the states and two weeks after it, i got it. >> turns out a few nfl teams saw it too and the lions invited him to camp. >> the first time he was out here, he punted one ball and got it on his second time which was pretty funny. >> what's your family and friends think back home? >> what are you doing? it's kind of surveil for them too. >> he does his talking with his foot and fans are listening. >> he will be a good kicker. >> a couple of good ones over there. >> you know where norway is? >> no. >>. >> everyone has a learning curve. >> this all happened in a year? >> yeah. >> what a year. >> it has been good, yeah. >> shoul
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2013 3:45pm EDT
closing plants in detroit which is now bankrupt so they could open plants in china. gm, cars rolling out say buick. that plant and the joint partnership which the chinese government forces them into is 51% controlled by the shanghai automotive corporation which is controlled by the communist party of china. the only thing gm put in was all of the money and the technology and the know how. the chinese run it and, in the long run, own it. so no change there. i wallet to show you something here -- i want to show you something here. this is an oath mandated just last year for all lawyers in china, i swear to faithfully fulfill the sacred mission of legal workers in socialism with chinese characteristics. i swear my loyalty to the motherland, to the people, to uphold the leadership of the communist party. i would like to find out something, socialism with chinese characteristic, our first speaker this morning talked about national socialism. china is boast nationalistic and socialist. this is a fascist government. calls itself communist and parades itself that way, but they are, essential
KRON
Aug 27, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> still ahead later in sports, the as works in detroit trying to make it two straight wins over the tigers. and the giants, a couple of home runs early. could they hang on against the rockies? and the astros. the most profitable team in baseball history? i will have that story for you later in sports. unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. >> the temporary shut down of the bay bridge is almost here. now less than one day left until the old span is closed for good. a moment of bay area history really. here is what you need to know during the temporary closing. all lanes in both directions will close at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow night, august 28. workers will
PBS
Aug 3, 2013 4:00pm PDT
start up for recovery. detroit becomes the largest city in the country to file for bankruptcy in u.s. history. this after a steady drop in population and decline in tax base for the past several decades. now the city is sitting on $18.5 billion in debt. >> one of the things that i want to say to our citizens is that as tough as this is, i really didn't want to go in this direction, but now that we are here, we have to make the best of it. >> detroit's murder rate is also at a 40-year high, and the population is at a low of 700,000. pope francis makes his first trip overseas since becoming pontiff, presiding over world youth day in rio de janeiro, bringing in millions of young catholics from around the world to attend the event that happens every two years. the pope, who has spoken often of concerns for the poor, will tour a shanty neighborhood and speak to business and political leaders. for "teen kids news," i'm laura ingle, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> imagine trying to find your way in a new country when both the language and the customs are strange. alexa reports on ho
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 10:00am EDT
in detroit right now is cheap. you can buy a house there if you want, but no one wants to right now. all right. so go elsewhere. >> all right. is part of the solution credit? >> i thought that was how we developed alaska, incentivizing people out there. but the government's had a role of developing this country. the private sector is strong enough now to handle the for profit housing market. there is a way to make money from a lot. there's all of these funds that are buying dilapidated properties. however, when you have a situation that's uneconomic where there is no free market solution, that's when it becomes the role of government. when you've got a house that's dilapidated, it's not going to go away if it's worth nothing like in detroit, for example. otherwise it's like a manmade disaster like a dust bowl. we have to fix up our own mistakes we made. >> okay. john, you've heard it all. >> frannie and freddie are going away, why aren't you celebrating? >> i was just in france, and, believe me, they like texan wearing cowboy boots as much as i like them right now. we're pretty much
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
detroiters making a come back? ♪ all about detroit. we are focusing on the real challenge tonight. >> the future, and who is doing to benefit. our community always has opinions and also activity is
FOX Business
Aug 19, 2013 1:00pm EDT
of that. today, the final day for organizations to file objections to detroit's bankruptcy filings. they must find that the city is insolvent and has negotiated in good place with creditors. if detroit is deemed eligible, it will be the biggest case in u.s. history. lori: in the meantime, president obama getting back to business. meeting with financial regulators about implementing dodd-frank peter barnes has the very latest. peter: that is just one of the latest things he has on his plate. very busy with things like egypt and syria. the president would like to keep the focus on jobs and the economy. foreign-policy issues may not let him do that. he goes on a two were later this week. congress is out on its regular august recess. he has a megaphone right now and he needs to use it while he can. >> every president in their second term, lame ducks get closer every day. the president is walking a fine line of where he is in that timeline. peter: the end of the fiscal year is september 30. they have not worked out a deal to fund the government. they are looking at a continuing resoluti
KOFY
Aug 28, 2013 11:30pm PDT
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ABC
Aug 2, 2013 4:30am PDT
of that will set coming up. >> it is moving quickly in detroit's bankruptcy case. a judge is holding a hearing to set an aggressive timeframe for hearings and deadlines. a key issue is whether the city is eligible for qualify for bankruptcy protection. the judge said any objections have to be filed by two weeks from monday with a hearing on the issue in october. detroit's troubles are because of corruption, financial mismanagement, the auto industry collapse, and the dramatically shrunking tax base as people move out. the city has long term debt of $18 billion. >> a southern california woman is recovering this morning after a frightening shark attack in hawaii. retired schoolteacher was snorkeling on maui on wednesday and 30' from shore in water only 10' deep when she was bit. >> i didn't see it coming or see it going. the doctor in the e.r. things according to the bites and where they are it was probably 25' shark. that was his guess. >> she ran to the beach screaming for help and she has bite marks on her back and bruises across her stomach and is expected to recover i. >> you have
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 6:30pm EDT
will visit the detroit lions. >> brian: next week we are at minnesota at chicago. the minnesota vikings to the open the season on the road in the division. they could pull that one-two punch. boy, that makes them the team to beat in the nfc north. >> thom: i want to look at how your power rankings shape up. that's as competitive a division as there is top to bottom. one through four. of any of the entire nfl. i mean, really the afc north. >> brian: how good is the green bay packers? aaron rogers. you have uh to have them there. minnesota, the question is christian ponder. mark trusman. where are the detroit lions? will they revert to the playoff form of two years ago or struggle like last year? >> thom: a lot of people are surprised. maybe i'm the only one. that you have green bay that highly rateded. >> brian: aaron ronlers is the best quarterback in the nfl for my money. i think they have help with lacy. the running back, jonathan from -- >> thom: alabama? >> brian: no, no. franklin, excuse me. jonathan franklin. this is going to be a team to deal with. >> thom: we'll look at
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 2:00am PDT
you. big thunderstorm complex diving down towards michigan. get ready in detroit. 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. in detroit. rain and thunderstorms heading your way. unsettled in new england. look at the middle of the country. this is as hot as it gets for this time of year. >> summertime still in effect. thank you, bill. >>> concerns over syria push stocks below the 15,000 mark and could cause gas prices to rise. >>> plus, a measles outbreak is causing major concerns. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. if you're seeing spots before your eyes, it's time for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] aveeno® with soy helps reduce the look of brown spots in 4 weeks. for healthy radiant skin. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results. aveeno®. nascar is ab.out excitement but tracking all the action and hearing everything from our marketing partners, the media and millions of fans on social media can be a challenge. that's why we partnered with hp to build the new nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories in
KRON
Aug 27, 2013 8:00pm PDT
degrees through santa rosa and a look at your extended forecast. a dramatic cool down. >> pam: detroit with the a's and alsoat soggy comerica park. nobody out jason coming up with sports. >> welcome back everyone. detroit at soggy comerica park. top 1st, no score jed lowrie flips one to right off justin verlander coco crisp and josh donaldson score 2 rbi doublebottom 1st, 2-2 tie omar infante ground one to second off tommy milone and it goes under the glove of albert callaspo miguel cabrera scores tigers take 3-2 lead millone: 5 innings, 3 runs, 3 hits top 5th, 3-3 tie brandon moss crushes a home run to deep left his 22nd of the year a's take the lead 5-3 seth smith added a home run the next inning tarp has come out in the top 6th: 6-3 a's a's have the bases loaded nobody out according to a report in forbes magazine, the astros are the most profitable team in major league baseball history. the same astros who are on pace to finish with the worst record in baseball forthe team projects to have an operating income of $99 million dollars, more than the last 6 world series champions combin
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
garbage can. the first ball he hits in mid-air. now what is happening, he's in detroit in training camp doing really well. he hit 11 of 11 so far in scrimmages. they are looking at him very closely. >> i have to ask a stupid question. the distance he's kicking, 50 yards how does that compare to an nfl kicker? >> he hit 60-yarders. >> is that good? >> almost every nfl kicker can make it from the 50s. it's how consistently. >> six 50s. he hit -- the current detroit punter has hid a 63 last year. so that's the question whether the existing punter can actually do better. >> we'll see how he goes. >> but he's doing well. >> good for him. >> this is clearly a panda bear story. >> this is about as deep as i can get and intense. >> let see what it looks like to be a polar bear. >> a polar bear not a panda bear. >> they put a pro camera on him. >> i want to know how who is brave enough to strap a camera on the polar bear. >> the whole point is they want to test this. eventually they want to put this on a real polar bear in the wild so they can study the habitat. >> got to run. "way too earl
KICU
Aug 5, 2013 4:00am PDT
collateralized debt obligation investigation. b of a says it's cooperating. detroit is speeding up its plan to move through bankruptcy. the city is aiming to file a restructuring plan by the end of the year. that's ahead of schedule. a federal judge earlier proposed a deadline of next march. meanwhile, tomorrow, voters will head to the polls for the city's primary election for mayor and city council. chris gautz, a reporter with crain's chicago business, tells us the elections add a layer of complexity to detroit's current financial situation. "once they take office, they really aren't going to have a whole lot of power because there is still this emergency manager that will be in charge of many things, and they will be running a city that is in the middle of a federal bankruptcy hearing." meanwhile, officers in the police and fire departments are going to have their paychecks cut. how big a cut? 10% for 1,600 officers. the lower pay will be reflected in september paychecks. pilots in greece are airing their frustration. the country's civil avaition union is calling for a 3-day strike
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
, thanks for your analysis. >> thank you, alisyn. alisyn: true. jon: detroit, once a shining example of america's industrial might, now is full of abandoned and run-down derelict buildings. coming up details on a new multimillion-dollar effort to fight the blight in the motor city. >>> plus a new report says the economy might be taking a toll on teens. analysts are raising the possibility of a lost generation? we'll tell you why. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. jon: well right now in detroit a call for all hands on deck. city leaders asking residents to help save that bankrupt city and part of that means going st
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 8:00am PDT
, is new york city on the brink of a detroit-style bankruptcy? new york city has been on the brink in the past. the warning from the mayor mike bloomberg that just came down. a question that's surfacing today, is this real? is this really where new york city is today, or is this somehow just a scare tactic from the mayor? we're live with that story next. ♪ ♪ we've been bringing people together. today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. and as the nation's leading beverage company, we can play an important role. that includes continually providing more options. giving people easy ways to help make informed choices. and offering portion controlled versions of our most popular drinks. it also means working with our industry to voluntarily change what's offered in schools. but beating obesity will take continued action by all of us, based on one simple common sense fact... all calories count. and if you eat and drink more calories than you burn off, you'll gain weight. that goes for coca-cola, and everything else with calories. finding a s
FOX Business
Aug 5, 2013 1:00pm EDT
among those, texas rangers right fielder cruz, detroit shortstop, and still no word on yankee's star alex rodriguez. adam: embassies authorized to open by the state department after they were closed sunday because of a threat from al-qaeda. nineteen posts, however, remain closed as a result of what the state department calls an exercise of caution. back in the united states, no suggestion that new york city faces a direct threat. the nypd made no changes, even as the department of homeland security beefs up its presence at airports and train stations. fox news middle east and terrorism analyst joining us with the latest development. i got to let you know, i'm going to bring something into the discussion, you know, the price of oil is actually falling right now, indicating that at least investors don't seem as concerned as the u.s. government. is this a false alarm? i mean, we have members of congress saying it was a cred l -- credible threat. >> look, the financial world is always concerned about the financial root, the financial structures, so if the threat is against buildings, aga
FOX Business
Aug 9, 2013 1:00pm EDT
will talk with bill emerson from detroit. he runs the long largest online mortgage lender. "the willis report," 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. adam: americans can't get enough of "sharknado." the campy movie is twitter sensation, so much so sci-fi launch ad contest to name the sequel. after 5000 title submissions, the winner is, are you ready for this? "sharknado" 2 the second one. look out shark fans, a storm is coming to your tv next summer. lori: can't put your finger on why, but that movie is an absolute sensation. adam: like the old american international films from the '60s that they used to run on tv, sci-fi films real low budget and made no sense and they make a gazillion dollars. with all the sharks and agents in los angeles, you would think sharks would be out there. lori: there was a shark on the subway in new york. that was little scary. adam: picture of kids found it on the beach and took it on the n train i think. lori: absolutely. more on "sharknado." when sleeping on the job might be a good thing. a company that has employees living and working together. adam: call this the mile hi
Current
Aug 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
enough. lebron is obviously taking a very different tact. >> david: detroit filed bankruptcy, and yet rich snyder just approved a $650 million hockey center to be built in downtown detroit. how could they possibly cut unionized municipal workers while reassuring taxpayers that they are going to fund such an expensive sports arena? >> it's the logic of neo-liberalism taken to an idiotic extreme. we're going to rebuild our cities by handing over this money to the owner, and the idea would be, he'll use the money to create infrastructure around the area, this would create jobs, et cetera, et cetera. there's only one problem with this, and the problems are twofold. one the kinds of jobs it creates are the kinds of under $10 an hour jobs without benefits. not the kind of thing that will increase the tax base of detroit or make it easy for people who work at the arena to live inside the city limits, which of course is part of the problem. the second problem, though, and this to me is far more important is that investing in sports arenas just don't work, because even best-case scenario, you'
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
detroit on a warm and beautiful summer day, for the sun seekers here, the biting chill of a michigan winter seems very far away. but in the warehouse about two miles from the city's center, that's exactly what they're focused on, nine seamstresses working eight hours a day to turn out winter coats for particularly vulnerable population, the homeless. >> this is the empowerment plan. it is a non-profit that employs women who have been homeless or living in women's shelters. their job here is to sew winter coats that are given to the city's dispossessed and destitute. it's founder is 24-year-old veronica scott. the idea grew out of a design class project. >> we were given an assignment to design to fulfill needs. this coat came out of that. it came out of that class project. >> her research took her to the city's homeless shelters. he she tried to figure out what people on the street really need to survive. she concluded that some kind of heavy duty garment to protect them from the elements was what they could use the most. she eventually came up with a hand sewn prototype. >> the reac
FOX Business
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
union. neil: what would you do? contracts are up. bloomberg said a moment to avoid a detroit. >> i hear teachers accused of horrible things, they can't get fired, they have to set in a rubber room, i would fire them, let them sue me if i broke the contract, let them sue me for getting a child molest o molestf the city payroll, i am prepared to deal with that, there is hardly a politician today that could get elected without having to make a promise. neil: look at new york, one of the priest teen cities in -- pristine cities, this is the best we could do for candidates? >> i agree. neil: so why condition guys like -- can't guys like you, bloomberg said i don't like the way it is going, why not you? >> i am a private person, i am doing this interview, i have turned down a lot. neil: i know, i appreciate it. >> i don't like going on television. >> you are good at it. >> i don't know about that. i want my private life, i don't want to be out in the public. neil: it is a hassle, that is the problem. >> i would love to be. neil: i talked with a lot of successful guys they say look at stu
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
24, nasdaq fell 63. >>> could new york city be the next detroit? the big apple's outgoing mayor says it's a possibility his city could follow the motor city down the road to bankruptcy. correspondent david lee miller has details from new york. >> reporter: in a little more than three months, new yorkers will elect a new major to michael bloomberg, alerting him around the city. >> it's how detroit went bankrupt. >> reporter: city worker pensions contributed to the ruin threaten new york's economic stability. most city workers and retirees pay nothing for $6.3 billion in annual health insurance. workers also pay little for pensions that have taxpayers on the hook for $8 billion this year. >> new york city has right now 10,000 police officers retired who are under 40 and collecting pensions and they will technically collect those pensions for the rest of their lives. >> reporter: contracts for almost all 300,000 city workers expired at least three years ago. the next mayor will be under pressure to win concessions. >> the unions have tried to wait it out. they don't want to negotiate wi
FOX Business
Aug 26, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. all right, thank you katherine? detroit, you got company, and unions, i think you have trouble. i can always call or stop by my local office. they're nearby and ready to help. so when i have questions, i can talk to someone who knows exactly how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. that's why i'm with scottrade. announcer: scottrade- proud to be ranked "best overall clnt experience." 72 who says that detroit should have all of bankruptcy fun. neil: san bernardino, california, not far behind, city wants to crackdown on union benefits now way out of line, so out of line that city fears without the filing it will be finished, michelle fieldses said better to cramp down on unions now for their own sake as well as taxpayers sake. stuart acuff disagrees and said that the workers were promised their pensions, michelle, you think they have to do this now. >> any decision that takes power away from the union is a good decision, san bernardino was originally i middle class nice area, has turned into tons of foreclosures, and tons of poverty, the reason has to do w
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
government employees. tracy gordon, one of the factors that came into the detroit bankruptcy was its public pensions. i think the emergency manager in detroit has estimated that the city owes something like $18 billion in debt, $3.5 billion of that in unfunded pension liabilities. jeff mentioned, a lot of things going to a pension funding situation. to them is whether the government is making contributions. thene of them is whether government is making contributions paid that is a problem in detroit. the government has borrowed to make contributions, just like borrowing to pay your monthly bills. not necessarily a good idea or a sustainable. in some cases they might have sweetened the pot. several members are under investigation by the sec. nevertheless, the asset returns that you talked about a couple years ago didn't look so good. for that reason it called attention to the funding of state and local pensions generally. in some ways detroit is its own case and in other ways it brings up the fact that on average, state and local pensions are 80% funded -- i'm sorry, 73% funded. 80% i
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
washington was a photograph of a young girl, edith lee pane, now a community activist in detroit, only learned of the existence of the picture five years ago, and that's when a cousin recognized her in a catalog. this is her story, this her own words. >> i was 12 years old when that picture was taken of me on august 8th 1963. when my cousin called and told me that that picture was on a black history calendar, i didn't believe it. i couldn't imagine why a picture of me would be in a calendar with historic people. i junked stood there were injustices to people to people that looked like me, and it was hurtful for me 20 see that and know that, but i still had hope. >> i believed that what i do in my life today is largely cue to the august 28th march. it is just not right for people to suffer injustices. a community activist is somebody that goes oen the front lines to try to make the wrongs right, and make life better equality of life better for other people. >> the top wires are the higher vole age. you don't want vegetation on those. they are in violation. they must clear these lines be
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm EDT
plan for the homeless in detroit. >> because we don't need coats, we need jobs. she was angry about it. i'm not going to let you get off the hook with creating a bandaid. >> far more than a bandaid, it's what works. it's getting single moms out of shelters and into homes of their every sunday night al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >> this is just the beginning of something much bigger. >> thank god i didn't have to suffer what he had to go through. >> this sunday, the premiere of "into eternity". >> i am now in this place where you should never come. >> how do you contain 100,000 years of nuclear danger? >> it is an invisible danger. >> al jazeera america presents "into eternity". premieres sunday night 9 eastern. mission. >> finally on america tonight, we introduce our series, what works. we visit a pocket of a bankrupt city where the idea of unemployment has been scrapped and one woman is helping others stitch together a better future. >> >> reporter: downtown detroit on a warm and beautiful summer day. for the sun seekers here, t
FOX Business
Aug 26, 2013 11:00pm EDT
? detroit, you got company, and unions, i think you peace of mind is important when you're running a business. century link provides reliable it services like multi-layered security solution to keep your information safe & secure. century link. your link with what's next. 72 who says that detroit should have all of bankruptcy fun. neil: san bernardino, california, not far behind, city wants to crackdown on union benefits now way out of line, so out of line that city fears without the filing it will be finished, michelle fieldses said better to cramp down on unions now for their own sake as well as taxpayers sake. stuart acuff disagrees and said that the workers were promised their pensions, michelle, you think they have to do this now. >> any decision that takes power away from the union is a good decision, san bernardino was originally i middle class nice area, has turned into tons of foreclosures, and tons of poverty, the reason has to do with unions they got involved in the city council elections they put tons of money to ensure that union-backed piticians got elected and made sur
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 2:00am PDT
on. >> so let's fire up the first one. this is ed schultz who blame the detroit bankruptcy on republican promises and lies. let's hear it. >> republican promises and lies were at the core of the destruction of detroit. you have to admit that outsourcing and laying money offshore and not paying taxes, that's a republican thing. >> so no republican governance at all in that city since 1961. one republican councilmember, same congressman, john dingle for 57 years, since he was 29. tax and spend policies. city pensions, benefits handed out, the largest chunk, and it is all the republicans. >> really? that's an old progressive trick which is to blame the federal government or reagan or some long lost republican administration for what is happening locally as though local leaders have no responsibility. they've done that in other places. not just detroit. talked to people in oakland. do they blame who they've elected in oakland? no. they've blamed someone else, somewhere else. republicans are an easy target. >> let's go. and i jokingly said it. liz cheney, the daughter of vice presi
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 12:00am PDT
love the subtitle. >> everything pales behind winning. make a big statement, the losses to detroit and to boston were real moments that were tough to get by. player, we lost to the lakers and 71, 72. we were able to win 72 and 73 against the laker team. tavis: if one can get addicted to winning, what is the antidote for that? it is an addiction like anything else, you see where i am going with this. what do you do about that? if you lose, it is a deep thought. it was the innovator of the triangle offense. players ofed the your own success through the last success of the night. you are not a success right now. we are back to square one. we will climb this letter again. -- ladder agian. -- again. it is so ephemeral, it is gone. how long it took the nine months or eight months. tavis: to your point, and i think you are right, the nothing really compares to that feeling of euphoria. navigated through those periods when you didn't win the big one? it was renewed energy to come back. things that i noticed in my own career is that it was hard for teams that went into a successful season t
Univision
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm PDT
poseemos. >> los leones de detroit se devoararon a los de nueva inglaterra sumando victoria de 40 a 9. >> ted jean junior con 24 yardas con marcador de 34 a 37. >> y bryan brown confeso que se dopo en el 2011.- >> y a los gigantes les sigue lloviendo sobremojado, la segunda entrada está cocinado, cuadrangulr solitario y la línea de gaby sanchez continuaba y se acabo la noche para el salvador y lo importante es que gano pittsburg 10 a 5. >> y dejaba solo de sonovan solano, dodgers el mejor equipo y gano a los Ángeles, no podía con la pelota y regresoi bryan wilson ahora cerraba las puertas con ponche, algo interesante le dieron un millones de dólares para jugar y una compañía también le da un millon de dólares para que se afeite. >> gracias, volvemos con más. >> >>> cada año todos los animales tienen que pasar por la bascula. >> si es una rana o una ave es fácil pero qué tal pesar a un tigre o camello, a este lo tuvieron que entrenar un mes antes. >> y es que del peso dependen muchas cosas que están relacionados con su salud. >> buenas noches. >> buenas noches. >> ). >>
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 7:00pm PDT
detroit or even something bigger like the incredible growing class of poor people? >> well, what you want to do first -- >> either. take your pick. >> detroit, you have to analyze what really happened there. why did it go wrong? now, there are obvious things. the city what's been run by democrats unchecked since the last republican mayor was 1957. okay? you've had -- that town has been a petri dish of everything the democrat party stands for, everything the democrat party loves. massive unions, massive pensions. pay people pensions and health care long after they've stopped working. the math doesn't add up. you have massive welfare states where citizens are given things left and right in order to buy their votes. you have no opposition whatsoever. then in the case of -- you throw race into the mix and you bring on mayor coleman young who causes riots in 1967 in detroit and mayor young calls a white flight to suburbia and detroit is left with nothing but liberal democrats running it. it is what it is. and anyplace in this country that has similar circumstances, the same fate is going
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2013 1:00pm PDT
stands for. >> take him to detroit. >> no! not detroit! >> i love you, detroit. >> massive unions, massive pensions. >> yes, lavish pensions. on average $19,000 a year which detroit now says they will pay 10 cents on the dollar. >> when union membership goes down, so do middle class wages. >> then the unions came in. then the democratic machine came in. then the drugs came in. >> every politician who puts their hand on the bible and takes the oath of office has a duty to this city and to manufacturing in this country. >> it yields
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
where it is. >>> and is new york city the next detroit? why some are saying the big apple could be on the verge of bankruptcy. >>> and new concerns about the ailing u.s. economy. why a growing number of young adults are living with mom and dad. take theseags to room 12 please. [ garth ] bjors small busiss earns double miles on every purchase every day. produce delivery. [ bjorn ] just put it on my spark card. [ garth why settle for less? ahh, oh! [ garth ] great businesses deserve limited reward here's your wake up call. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one and earn unlimited rewards. choose double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase every day. what's in your wallet? [ crows ] now where's the snooze button? it's a reality check. i had my reality check when i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still loading!" i couldn't get email. i couldn't stream movies. i couldn't upload any of our music. that's when i decided to switch. now that i'm on verizon, everything moves fast. with verizon, i ha
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00am PDT
detroit hiring the christie's auction house to dig itself out of bankruptcy. what the city is hoping the do next. >>> detroit also worrying about electric cars, having to slash prices again. we'll take a look coming up on business and tech. >>> good tuesday morning to you. 5:12 right now. city manager of detroit hired christie's auction house to appraise some pieces of the city's institute of art. it comes as the city is looking to pay down some of its massive debt in bankruptcy. christie's says it will try to advise on ways to maximize the value of the 60,000-piece collection without selling it. the detroit institute of art is home to paintings and sculptures by van go, renoir and other masters. >>> car companies having a hard time moving into the electric era. scott mcgrew, they're constantly dropping the price of electric cars. >> it's amazing. the absolute number of electric cars out there that we are seeing with prices dropping, the latest is the chevy volt. chevy is dropping the price of the volt by $5,000 this morning. it's hat some real trouble selling it. part of the problem is
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 8:30am EDT
one city is fighting hard not to go the way of detroit as it struggles to meet its pension obligations. i'm ali velshi. see you then on "real money." ♪ >> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ >> hello and welcome to the news hour. i'm in doha with your top stories. the un secretary general says inspectors neat four more days to complete their inspection in syria. >>> and a series of bomb attacks in iraq killed more than 70 people and more than 20 have been injured. >>> plus the rain has stopped, but the water
CNBC
Aug 19, 2013 3:00pm EDT
enterprise. together. >>> welcome back. in detroit, it's speak now or forever hold your peace. today is the deadline for written objections to detroit's bankruptcy filing. wdiv's rod maloney is in the motor city with what's on the line. rod, good to have you. >> reporter: thank you, maria. i'm glad to be here. you know, it's one of the things where tonight at midnight, anybody who objects to the bankruptcy filing by the city has to do that. so, in fact, this morning, a large group of detroiters got together out in front of the bankruptcy court here, from the national action network, reverend al sharpton organization, and they started out filling paperwork and submitted it to the bankruptcy court today. it showed up in the filing. along with them were a lot of other creditors looking to try and derail this process. and what many people don't understand about municipal bankruptcy is that you can't just file and then you are in bankruptcy. it is a qualification process. and so, what they're doing here is they're making their objections known to the judge, telling him that they don't think
SFGTV
Aug 13, 2013 1:30pm PDT
this fiscal approach. then we can say to cities like detroit and others, we've got the answer, that you don't have to do what you did in the past or don't fall into the traps that we have the answer here in san francisco. and that will continue to be a consensus building approach taking care of our responsibilities. with that, i'd like to give the podium for a while to this year's chair of our budget committee, of course is mark farrell. (applause) >> well, thank you to mayor lee for his great leadership during this process. you know, after months of debate in city hall, after six town halls in our different neighborhoods, after an online town hall, i think what i'm most proud of today is that we're signing a budget that is not only representative of the mayor and his team and the board of supervisors, but as we stated in the beginning, we wanted a budget that reflected the values of san francisco, of all san francisco. and i think we've achieved that today. i want to take a quick moment to thank all those involved, starting off with my colleagues on the board of supervisors, to eve
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
conyers, about detroit and the declaration of bankruptcy. do you feel the federal government should bail out detroit? >> well, i don't know if we are in a position to do that. what we're doing in the michigan congressional deliberation a wholeic is looking at list of programs that would assist to troy it what we are china determined is whether we have -- to assist detroit, we are trying to determine what we have received and second, whether there is any possibility of an a fitting from them. the thing we're most concerned about is protecting the pensions of those people who have worked .0, 40 years for the city fortunately, pensions are constitutionally protected in the michigan constitution. again, we have bipartisan support. the attorney general of michigan, a republican, has come out in support of protecting the pensions. so we are down, but we aren't out read we will rise again. >> thank you both for being with us, republican congressmember thomas massie of kentucky, elected in 2012. dinner credit commerce member john conyers, ranking member of the house judiciary committee. we
CNBC
Aug 14, 2013 9:00am EDT
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CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 12:00pm EDT
the responsibility of trying to raise two young sons on her own, and in a city of detroit, inner city boston, and then back to detroit, after she got her footing. and that was very difficult. she only had a third agreed education. she worked very hard as a domestic. leaving at 5:00 in the morning north getting home until after midnight, going from job to job to job. she just had a disdain for welfare. and the sense that she was very observant and she noticed that no one she ever saw go on it came up a of it, and she just didn't like the idea of being dependent her whole life. so she figured she would work as long and as hard as she needed to, and that somehow god would take care of her. and i was an awful student, and -- but i just loved the whole concept of medicine. anytime there was story on television or the radio about medicine, i was right there. i just loved hearing about the story. interestingly enough, a lot of the big medical breakthroughs when i was a little kid seemed to be coming out of johns hopkins so i internalized one day i wanted to work at johns hopkins. but i think
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